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N.S. premier tells people who protested at public health doctor's home to 'grow up'

N.S. premier tells people who protested at public health doctor's home to 'grow up'

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Progressive Conservative premier has asked people who protested proof-of-vaccination policies outside the home of the province's chief medical officer of health to consider acting more like adults.
Coral reefs have lost half their ability to support human communities, study finds

Coral reefs have lost half their ability to support human communities, study finds

A Canadian-led team of scientists has concluded that tropical coral reefs that feed millions around the world have lost about half their ability to support human communities since 1950.
Majority of Quebecers support mandatory health-care worker vaccination: Leger poll

Majority of Quebecers support mandatory health-care worker vaccination: Leger poll

MONTREAL — More than three-quarters of Quebecers support mandatory vaccination for health-care workers, according to a new Leger poll, which also found strong support for vaccine passports across the country.
Voting in Nunavut challenging with nine communities without advance polls

Voting in Nunavut challenging with nine communities without advance polls

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nearly 5.8 million Canadians voted in advance polls, says Elections Canada, but residents of nine communities in Nunavut will have to wait until Monday to cast their ballots.
Riding to watch ahead of the federal election: Gaspésie-Iles-de-la-Madeleine

Riding to watch ahead of the federal election: Gaspésie-Iles-de-la-Madeleine

The Gaspésie region in eastern Quebec is best known to outsiders for its charming villages, outdoor recreation opportunities and panoramic views of the St. Lawrence River, but it could also become contested territory on election day.

No winning ticket for Friday's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $55 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. There were also four Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each up for grabs, and one of them was won by a ticket holder in Ontario.
Fairy Creek's old-growth logging protests injunction remains temporarily: judge

Fairy Creek's old-growth logging protests injunction remains temporarily: judge

NANAIMO, B.C. — A court injunction against old-growth logging protests on Vancouver Island will remain in effect beyond its expiry date later this month at least temporarily, says a judge who will rule on its future.
Fortin's lawsuit over removal from vaccine post now pointless, federal lawyers argue

Fortin's lawsuit over removal from vaccine post now pointless, federal lawyers argue

OTTAWA — Federal lawyers argue Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin's lawsuit over his removal as head of Canada's vaccine distribution campaign is now moot because the job no longer exists.
Alaska cruise ship bill would have 'devastating' economic impact: B.C. port official

Alaska cruise ship bill would have 'devastating' economic impact: B.C. port official

VANCOUVER — Two U.S. bills proposed by a congressman and senator aimed at allowing Alaska-bound cruise ships to bypass Canadian ports would have a "devastating" effect on British Columbia's economy, the head of Victoria's harbour authority says.
Tenacious Belgian immigrant pioneered Canada's mussel industry in the 1970s

Tenacious Belgian immigrant pioneered Canada's mussel industry in the 1970s

CHARLOTTETOWN — When Joe Van Den Bremt first floated the idea of producing cultured mussels on P.E.I. in the 1970s, the local fishermen laughed at him. "They were all telling me, 'We use that stuff for fertilizer,'" he said in 2017.